Skip to main content
Data: Nov. 19, 2018
15 years later, memory of Dru Sjodin lives on
Traffic switches planned next week on Minnesota 60
Sibley library seeking board member
Regional students take part in Hackathon
Minnesota hits FTs down stretch to beat Texas A&M
Bears beat Vikings to expand lead in NFC North
Wild fall to Blackhawks, lose second game in two days
Thibodeau on Timberwolves’ rotation: ‘Nothing is set in stone’
Wild’s Granlund can be the star ‘if he applies himself,’ coach says
Pearson’s Candy locally owned again: Minneapolis firm acquires 109-year-old maker of the Salted Nut Roll
A big dig
Congolese ambassador to visit Worthington later this month
One year after one of the nation's largest oil pipeline leaks happened near SD-ND border, some questions remain
Marijuana is getting cheaper. For some states, that's a problem.
Place a Business Announcement
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Shaw: Three Stooges films continue to deliver
Bursack: Don't let holidays make life changes more difficult
Fielding Questions: Palm problem diagnosed, best watermelon variety and more
Orville K. Berkness
Denis M. Schneider
Donald W. Schmuck
Roger A. Hesebeck
After three years, Duluth nurse becomes a match for leukemia patient, donates bone marrow
Disheveled Theologian: Birds can show us a simple path to being content
Intercultural Thanksgiving is Sunday in Worthington
Creamy wild rice soup is a great way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey
Chocolatiers need more cocoa, and they want millennials to help
out and about
McCready family -- five generations
Aubrey Jade Pass
McCready family -- five generations
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
Don't miss your chance to bid on the 2018 NIE Silent Auction!
September 29, 2018
Should I tell someone with advanced dementia about possible cancer?
Dear Carol: My mom, 83, is in a memory unit because she has advanced Lewy body dementia (LBD). While a nurse was bathing Mom, she noticed a breast...
September 29, 2018 - 7:00am
September 22, 2018
Daughter's desire to remain employed conflicts with mom's needs
Dear Carol: My mom's lived with me for three years. I'm single and have a demanding job but I've made time for Mom's medical appointments and...
September 22, 2018 - 5:58am
September 8, 2018
Dealing with parents' mementos as they move
Dear Carol: My mom is currently in a short-term swing-bed facility and will soon be moving to a nursing home. Dad is in assisted living where...
September 8, 2018 - 6:30am
August 18, 2018
Commentary: Millennial caregiver overwhelmed with family obligations
Dear Carol: I'm not yet 30 and struggling with family caregiving. I work an entry-level job that barely pays my rent and student loan payment....
August 18, 2018 - 8:19am
June 23, 2018
Well-meaning but hasty comments add to caregiver's heavy load
Dear Carol: I am caring for both of my parents who are over 90. Mom has Alzheimer's. Dad tries to help, but he's limited in what he can do. Frankly,...
June 23, 2018 - 7:19am
June 16, 2018
Commentary: Celebrate Father's Day with Dad, even if he may not recognize family
Dear Carol: My father-in-law has late-stage Alzheimer's and he no longer knows the family. My husband's heart breaks when he sees his dad, and...
June 16, 2018 - 7:26am
June 2, 2018
Commentary: Hospital discharge list can help caregivers stay organized
Dear Carol: My dad has been in the hospital for open-heart surgery. He's now being discharged and will come home with me until he recovers enough...
June 2, 2018 - 8:20am
May 26, 2018
Commentary: Take a break before transitioning to non-caregiving life
Dear Carol: I quit a job that I enjoyed, one with good benefits, in order to be a caregiver to my parents up until their deaths just months apart....
May 26, 2018 - 8:55am
August 3, 2016
Column: Social media abuse in nursing homes --- tips for caregivers
WASHINGTON -- Imagine doing the research to place your elderly father in a nursing home. You look at the ratings online, you talk to neighbors, and you think you’ve found a good placement.
August 3, 2016 - 9:49pm
April 4, 2016
Child caregivers seek changes
ST. PAUL — Child care providers say they face a myriad of problems the Minnesota Legislature needs to solve. Julie Seydel of the Minnesota Association of Child Care Professionals told a Senate committee Monday that her members face a range of issues: increasing paperwork, higher...
April 4, 2016 - 9:28pm
March 19, 2015
Put yourself in their shoes
WORTHINGTON — People in leadership positions, volunteer caregivers and those who work with the aging will have a unique opportunity next week to put themselves in the shoes of an individual suffering from dementia. The Nobles County Senior Concerns Committee will host a Virtual...
March 19, 2015 - 7:58pm
December 24, 2013
Letter: Appreciating all the caregivers
I am so thankful for my sister-in-law who has lived with and cared for my mother-in-law for many years. She has done such a nice job. She is always patient and kind. She does things like putting flowers or a lace cloth on the table by her mother’s chair, just to cheer her up. I...
December 24, 2013 - 10:21am
June 14, 2012
Caregivers for older adults sought
MANKATO -- The Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging Inc. is seeking providers of services for adults and their caregivers in 27 counties of southwest Minnesota for the period of Jan.1-Dec. 31, 2013. Interested applicants/proposers may visit www.mmnraaa.org for information on the...
June 14, 2012 - 9:09pm